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  • Tesla gigafactory: State budget watchdogs urge restraint on tax breaks, incentives

    The fierce competition among five states to land Tesla Motors' planned "gigafactory" for battery production has been the economic development story of the summer. Now budget watchdogs from Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas have jointly...
  • U.S. loses bid to dismiss ex-AIG CEO's $25 billion lawsuit over bailout

    (Reuters) - A federal judge has rejected the United States' bid to dismiss a more than $25 billion lawsuit filed by Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the former chief executive of American International Group Inc, over the insurer's government bailout, clearing...
  • Expect Napa quake to rattle D.C. efforts on seismic alerts

    WASHINGTON The Napa County earthquake will have political aftershocks on Capitol Hill. The big question is how long they'll last. Prompted by California's weekend temblor, lawmakers are renewing their push for earthquake warning programs. The most recent...
  • Mica: ISIS intel worst since 9/11

    Mica: ISIS intel worst since 9/11
    Updated 6:36 p.m. with response from Mica's primary opponent, David Smith of Winter Springs. On the eve of Primary Election Day, U.S. Rep. John Mica is blasting the Obama administration for its intelligence gathering on the ISIS terrorist network...
  • Morgan State football coach Lee Hull addresses player's death on conference call

    Morgan State football coach Lee Hull addresses player's death on conference call
    Morgan State football coach Lee Hull made a statement about the death of freshman player Marquese Meadow on Tuesday's weekly media conference call arranged by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. "This is a very difficult time for our football family,"...
  • The anatomy of a cease-fire

    The anatomy of a cease-fire
    After at least 11 failed attempts at achieving a lasting cease-fire between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel, negotiators in Cairo on Tuesday announced that they reached an indefinite cease-fire deal. But will the agreement, whose parameters are not...
  • Price tag for House suit against Obama: up to $350,000

    WASHINGTON Washington, D.C., law firm BakerHostetler will handle the House Republicans' lawsuit against President Barack Obama. House Administration Chairwoman Candice S. Miller, R-Mich., said the firm has been contracted to represent the House in the...
  • U.S. appeals court challenges states on gay marriage bans

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court in Chicago appeared ready to strike down gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin after vigorously challenging the two states' attorneys at a hearing on Tuesday. The oral arguments before a three-judge panel...
  • Hartford Stage Has Its Hamlet

    Hartford Stage Has Its Hamlet
    Yale School of Drama grad Zach Appelman (Broadway's "War Horse," Julie Taymor's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and the title role in "Henry V" at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre) will star in the title role in Hartford Stage's "Hamlet."...
  • New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour

    New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour
    Liquor at your door, in the time it takes to order a pizza? That's what a new Hartford-area delivery service is promising. Ultra, which originally began in New York City and has since expanded to Chicago, New Jersey and Maryland, launches in greater...
  • Pentagon says Egypt, UAE responsible for Libya strikes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military believes the governments of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were responsible for a recent series of airstrikes on Islamist factions within Libya, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday. Rear Admiral John Kirby,...